07/16/2017 - Benjamin 'Benji' Yellow Boy
Funeral services for Benjamin “Benji” Clement Yellow Boy, age 46, will be at 11:00 AM on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Wolf Creek School Gymnasium in Wolf Creek, SD with Pastor Elton Yellow Boy officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Wade Broken Nose and Naca Charging Crow.
Burial will be at the Wolf Creek Community Cemetery in Wolf Creek, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 5:00 PM on Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Wolf Creek School Gymnasium in Wolf Creek, SD.
Benji was born on February 21, 1971 in Pine Ridge, SD to James Hollow Horn Sr. and Sylvia Winona Yellow Boy. He made his journey to the Spirit World on July 6, 2017 in Aurora, CO.
Benjamin is survived by father James Hollow Horn Sr. of Wounded Knee, SD; son Gabriel Tran-Yellow Boy of Port Richey, FL; brother John Ray Yellow Boy-Flying Hawk of Colorado; sisters Ann Renee Yellow Boy of Broomfield, CO, Raeann (Ed Ybarra) Yellow Boy of Commerce City, SD, and Christa (Fabian Garcia) Yellow Boy of Rapid City, SD; grandson Grayson Tran-Yellow Boy of Port Richey, FL; aunts Flora Yellow Boy of Scottsbluff, NE and Pauline LaDeaux-Palmer of Pine Ridge, SD; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Benjamin was preceded in death by mother Sylvia Winona Yellow Boy; stepfather Daniel Hernandez; grandparents Joseph Yellow Boy, Lydia Brave, and Winona Yellow Boy; and cousin Sharon Condon.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Benjamin “Benji” Clement Yellow Boy.
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